CAMBRIDGE, England and SAN FRANCISCO, California - October 2, 2007 - blinkx Plc (London AIM: BLNX), the largest video search engine on the Web, today announced that it has had a strong first half to the year and expects to report results ahead of the top end of analysts’ forecasts.
Commenting on trading in the first half, Suranga Chandratillake, CEO of blinkx said today: “We’re very pleased with our strong debut and anticipate that our results will be ahead of the top end of analysts’ forecasts. Our markets are growing extremely rapidly as on-line television becomes an integral part of daily life. These are exciting times for blinkx.”
These anticipated results are preliminary and subject to the usual financial review by blinkx’s independent auditors.
blinkx also announced that results for the period ended 30 September 2007 will be announced on 25 October 2007. A teleconference call to discuss these results will be hosted on 25 October 2007 at 9.30am BST. The call will be available live via webcast over the World Wide Web. To access the live webcast, investors are directed towards the investor relations section of blinkx’s website, http://www. blinkx.com. Investors should go to the website approximately 15 minutes prior to the start time of the call to register.
blinkx (London AIM: BLNX) is the world's most comprehensive video search engine. Today, blinkx has indexed more than 14,000,000 hours of audio, video, viral and TV content, and made it fully searchable and available on demand. blinkx's founders set out to solve a significant challenge - as TV and user-generated content on the Web explode, keyword-based search technologies only scratch the surface. blinkx's patented search technologies listen to - and even see - the Web, helping users enjoy a breadth and accuracy of search results not available elsewhere. In addition, blinkx powers the video search for many of the world's most frequented sites. blinkx is based in San Francisco and London. More information is available at www.blinkx.com.
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